Nova Scotia

DND truck crashes on Highway 331 in LaHave

Two people were rushed to the hospital after a crash in Lunenburg County involving a Department of National Defence truck.

Two people were rushed to the hospital after a crash in Lunenburg County involving a Department of National Defence truck.

At approximately 4:40 p.m. on Wednesday, RCMP got a call about a Department of National Defence truck and trailer that had crashed and overturned on Highway 331 in LaHave.

The male passenger was airlifted to a Halifax hospital with serious injuries, while the 31-year-old male driver was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The truck and trailer were transporting a front-end loader.

A part of Highway 331 was closed until just after 5 a.m. Thursday. Heavy machinery was brought in to move the truck and the front-end loader.

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